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March 2003

Leg Ulcers Associated With Cryoglobulinemia: Clinical Study of 15 Patients and Response to Treatment

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Copyright 2003 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.2003

Arch Dermatol. 2003;139(3):391-393. doi:10.1001/archderm.139.3.391

Leg ulcers can reveal systemic diseases such as connective tissue diseases, infections, or cryoglobulinemia.1-3 The objectives of this study were to record the clinical features of leg ulcers associated with cryoglobulinemia, to identify any correlation between the clinical outcome of the wounds and the biologic indexes, and to review the different effective treatments.